Dams have blocked salmon's passage, driving them toward extinction and violating tribal fishing rights. The money will fully fund Native tribes’ plans to bring fish back to the region.
The move coincides with debates in other states this year on expanding Medicaid coverage to undocumented immigrants.
Over the course of eight frantic days, the House and Senate rushed to pass hundreds of bills, most with little or no discussion. The tumult left some lawmakers with little positive to say when asked how they’d describe the session.
The bill would require gas stations to staff at least half of their pumps, but half could be available for self-service.
The Oregonian/OregonLive first made inquiries about the security breach on Wednesday; DMV officials did not respond until today.
Two days after jurors in Multnomah County found that the utility PacifiCorp was to blame for wildfires in 2020, they ordered the company to pay punitive damages.
Normally busy classrooms and playgrounds in the Sandy Elementary School District are locked and empty these days, shut since Nov. 7, when the town's middle school and three grade schools were closed for lack of money.
The pier will remain closed until a city building official can determine its structural stability. An Astoria fire official said it will need to be repaired.